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Conducting Public Health Research in Kenya

Camels with MERS Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Kenya

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is soliciting for cooperative agreement partners to improve biosecurity and public health capacities in Kenya.

The grants support epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory based studies of important human diseases in Kenya including:

  • Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
  • Vector, respiratory, hepatic and gastro-enteric diseases
  • Acute febrile illness
  • Epidemic-prone diseases and vaccine-preventable diseases

Also included are environmental health issues, neglected tropical diseases, maternal and child health, non-communicable diseases, birth defects and developmental disabilities, bio-safety, and injury control and prevention.

CDC anticipates awarding 5 awards under the effort. Further details are available via Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-GH-16-006.

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